Kayak & Canoe Rentals

$35 half day (3 hours)
$50 full day (8 hours)
$200 per week (5 days)

Canoes or Tandem Kayaks
$50 half-day (3 hours)
$70 full day
$300 per week (5 days)

Half a day is a period of 3 hours and a full day is a period of 8 hours. Reservations are not always required, but we recommend that if you rent for a weekend in the summer. We can book a boat for you by phone or email. Prices include HST.

WHERE to paddle (excursions)

    • Happy Bay to feed the fish
    • Turtle Island (also known as Rocky Island)
    • Clear Lake
    • Clear Lake underwater beach
    • Clear Lake jumping Rocks
    • Davis lockstation
    • Jones Falls locks
    • Newboro locks
    • Westport
    • Multi-day paddle trips

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Paddles and all safety equipment. We also provide you with a navigation chart and a waterproof pouch for your cell phone or your camera.


Sunscreen, hat, water and snacks as well as a change of clothes. If you paddle at the beginning or at the end of the season, a wetsuit is recommended.

Our Boats

Kawartha ClearWaterDesign

The Kawartha canoe is very stable. The bottom is slightly rounded without a keel.
Length: 16′
Width: 34 “
Weight: 69 kg/lb.
Capacity: 750 lbs.

ClearWaterDesign TOFINO

TOFINO kayaking is fast and stable. This kayak is a great choice if you don’t feel comfortable sitting inside a traditional kayak.  Seat padded with adjustable support for the back and 1 storage compartment.
“Length: 10’6”
Width: 29 “
Weight: 45 lbs.
Capacity: 300 lbs.

Pelican Quest

The Pelican Quest is stable with adjustable footrests, seat cushion with adjustable padded back and 2 storage compartments.
Length: 10′
Width: 24 “
Weight: 47 kg/lb.
Capacity: 300 lbs

Tandem Kayaks                           Pelican or Old Town

Very stable double kayak. The bottom is slightly rounded with a keel. Cup holders, small compartment for camera and larger compartment for more storage.
Length: 18′
Width: 30 “
Weight: 69lbs
Capacity: 400 lbs.



Upgrade your rental or tour with a gourmet picnic or a shuttle. Just ask when you book!


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